Ordering through the funeral home helps ensure your order will be placed through a local flower shop with whom the funeral home has a personal and trusting relationship with. Through this service, you will be able to leave a longer message of support to the family via a card with the picture of your selection that will be included with your thoughtful gesture. As well as a photo of your arrangement and message will remain in perpetuity within this memorial website. This service also includes “Smart Select” whereby the store notifies you if your floral selection has already been selected by another sender, allowing you the opportunity to choose a different arrangement if you wish.
The price of these selections also include the funeral home caring for the flowers after the funeral and delivering them to the family, or various care facilities where they can be rearranged and enjoyed by others for a longer period.
The solitude and quiet peace of a flickering candle has long been a symbol of remembrance. Each candle lit will remain lit within this memorial website for the period you select. Your thoughtful gesture will be captured both in the candle as well as listed in perpetuity within the tributes section.
In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, www.honoringalife.org. Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.
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We are proud to provide this service allowing friends and family to donate to any registered charity throughout North America. You will receive an official tax receipt immediately via email and your thoughtful gesture will remain on this memorial website in perpetuity.
The time surrounding a death can often bring unexpected final expenses for the family far beyond the funeral itself. We are pleased to offer the ability for friends and relatives to financially support the family during their time of loss as an alternative to flowers and other sympathy gestures.
This memorial currently does not have financial support enabled.
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WARREN – Harold E. Wooster, 82, husband of Irene Pettee Wooster, died surrounded by his family at his home December 8, 2011, after a long illness. Born in St. George, April 28, 1929, he was the son of George W. and Mary Sampson Wooster. He attended local schools. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Throughout his career, Harold worked as a Union steel worker with the Laborers International Union of North America. Having raised a family of 12 children; in 1989 Harold met a friend of earlier years, who had just lost her husband. For more than 21 years, he enjoyed companionship with that friend, Irene Pettee and in 2010, they were thrilled to be united in marriage. Over the years, they blended families and Harold became a loving father figure to Irene’s six children. Harold and Irene enjoyed traveling from Maine to Florida and Canada as well. Never able to sit still, Harold’s family often referred to him as the ‘Energizer Bunny’. He loved working outside, keeping his gardens and lawns in immaculate condition. His family said that Harold was always kind and gentle, and that he was always ready to help any one who needed a hand. That included helping his step-children whenever he could. ‘Teddy’, Harold’s yellow cat, held a special place in his heart. Other than his parents, Harold was pre-deceased by two brothers. He is survived by beloved wife Irene of Warren; eleven children including, Kathy, Nancy, David, Paula, Cheryl, Thomas, Debra, Diane, Laurie, Robert, Scott and Kelly; six step-children, David E. Pettee and his fiancée Jan Haynes of Hope, Donald W. Pettee of Warren, Robert E. Pettee and his wife Sandra of St. George, Jon A. Pettee and his wife Trish of Richmond, Carol J. Pettee of Rockland, Helen E. Slocomb and her husband Carl of Rockport; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Friends and relatives are invited to visit from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 13, 2011, at Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock Street, Rockland, where a funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, December 14. Pastor David Lewis will officiate, Military Honors will conclude the service. Private interment will be in Achorn Cemetery, Rockland. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Area Interfaith Outreach (AIO) Food Pantry, P.O. Box 113, Rockland, ME 04841.
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